Lapel, Indiana was platted in 1876 and is a town in Stony Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana. It is part of the Anderson, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,068 in the 2010 census.

Lapel is home to the Class A 2005 State Champion Lapel Bulldogs Basketball team, and is also home to the 1940 Lapel Bulldogs Basketball team that reached the Final Four during the days of single-class high school
basketball in Indiana.